- Man pleads guilty but mentally ill in 2013 murder
- Telephone, computer network outages at 22 Rockford schools
- Byron native selected as Sailor of the Year for Navy Band Southwest
- Illinois Tollway awards $337 million in contracts, sets budget
- 44 earn bachelor’s degrees at Saint Anthony College of Nursing
- Goodwill opens Donation Express site on Perryville
- Rock Valley College to manage TechWorks program
- University of Illinois at Chicago names chancellor
- Salvation Army to distribute food, toys to nearly 2,000 families
- American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act signed into law
‘Oktoberfest at Giovanni’s’ to benefit Rockford MELD
From press release
You’re invited to a fun event at “Oktoberfest at Giovanni’s” from 5:30-8:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 22. The evening includes unique beers, brews and special Al’s Autumn Appetizers.
Cost is $20 per person with RSVP to (815) 398-6411 by Oct. 20, or $25 per person at the door. Giovanni’s Restaurant is at 610 N. Bell School Road in Rockford. Proceeds will benefit MELD programs for young families in our community.
Rockford MELD’s mission is “guiding young parents to build a strong family and lead a responsible life by providing shelter, education and life skills training.” MELD programs and services include: MELD Young Moms and Dads Parenting and Support Groups, MELD Homeless Shelter and Transitional Living, Education and Employment Program and Prevention Education for young families.
For more information about Oktoberfest or MELD, call the office at (815) 633-6353, ext. 10, or visit the website at rockfordmeld.org.
From the Oct. 20-26, 2010 issue